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Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrices
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

TXZ012-202200-
Amarillo-Potter TX
35.23N 101.70W Elev. 3585 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 92          51          80          39          67
Temp          56 49 62 81 91 86 69 61 56 51 60 73 79 74 57 49 44 39 47 60 66 64
DewPt         26 27 27 26 23 22 24 29 33 32 39 40 38 40 42 41 41 38 38 41 40 39
Min/Max RH                    8          52          23          96          37
RH            31 42 26 13  8  9 18 29 42 48 46 30 23 29 57 74 89 96 71 49 38 40
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W  W  W  E SE  S  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E  S SE
Wind Spd      10 11 10  9 10  5  4  6  5  6  9  9 13 19 17 13 10 10  9  6  9 13
Clouds        CL FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC FW SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  6 13  9 15 19 22 30 26 51 45 33 23 37 54 59 66 62 42 55 18 28
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     6     6     5     5     5     5     5     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  8 14 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5128252147 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 18 42 40 21 17 17 15 11  5 15 26
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
T Wind Spd    12  9 10 19 20 16  3  5  4  6 13 13 16 18 16 12 12 11  8  3  6 14
RFTI           0  0  0  1  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       48      77      45      66      37      71      42      74
Temp          53 48 70 73 53 45 61 62 44 37 63 67 49 42 66 70
DewPt         42 45 44 39 32 31 33 30 29 27 26 23 28 30 33 25
Max/Min RH         89      27      58      27      67      17      65      17
RH            66 89 39 29 44 58 35 30 55 67 24 19 44 62 29 18
PWind Dir          SE       S      SW      NW       N       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC SC B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      30      60      10       5       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ016-202200-
Bootleg RAWS-Deaf Smith TX
34.82N 102.78W Elev. 4103 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 89          50          85          41          73
Temp          51 49 61 79 88 84 67 59 54 50 61 76 84 79 60 52 46 41 51 65 72 70
DewPt         23 25 26 23 20 21 23 23 24 27 30 29 28 31 41 41 40 39 41 41 38 38
Min/Max RH                    8          42          13          96          28
RH            34 39 26 12  8 10 19 25 31 41 31 18 13 17 49 66 79 92 68 41 29 31
Wind Dir       W  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W NW  N  N  E  E NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       6  9  8  9 12  6  4  5  6  5  6  5  5 12 16 11  8  8  6  5 10 16
Clouds        CL CL FW FW SC SC SC SC SC SC SC FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 SC SC FW SC
Clouds(%)      5  4  9 13 26 32 35 38 32 44 33 22 29 50 51 58 62 54 39 36 12 29
PoP 12HR                      0           0           0           5           5
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              6     6     6     5     5     4     5     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1 12 15 14 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1 12 16  4  2  1  2  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4192240182 <1 <1 <1 <1  4 96144 68 27 11 14 12  8  4 21 38
T Wind Dir    SW  W  W  W  W  W SW  W  W  W NW  W SW  E  E  E NE NE NE SE  S  S
T Wind Spd     6  8  8 18 18 14  4  6  6  6  9  9 10 19 20 12 10  9  5  2  8 17
RFTI           0  0  0  2  4  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       48      78      42      67      35      72      40      75
Temp          54 48 71 73 51 42 61 63 43 35 63 68 48 40 66 70
DewPt         42 44 38 32 25 29 28 26 26 26 24 21 24 28 26 18
Max/Min RH         86      20      61      22      69      15      62      12
RH            63 86 30 22 37 61 28 24 51 69 22 17 39 62 22 14
PWind Dir           S       S      SW      NW       N      NW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    FW SC SC B1 SC FW SC SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      30      30      20       0       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          SC SC SC SC IS IS
Tstms               SC SC SC SC

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Borger-Hutchinson TX
35.71N 101.40W Elev. 2762 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 93          52          75          40          66
Temp          55 52 64 83 92 87 70 62 57 52 59 69 75 70 55 48 44 40 48 60 65 64
DewPt         24 26 28 28 25 26 28 34 36 38 43 42 40 41 41 39 37 35 36 37 37 38
Min/Max RH                    8          63          29          81          35
RH            30 36 25 13  9 11 21 34 46 60 55 37 29 35 58 69 76 81 62 42 35 38
Wind Dir      SW  W  W NW  W NW  E  E SE NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
Wind Spd       8  9  8  5  6  4  4  5  4  4  8 10 12 16 14  9  8  8  8  5  8 11
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  8  3  4  4 12 12 17 28 48 58 39 29 43 68 64 70 67 50 61 35 34
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     6     6     5     5     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  5 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2
Vent Rate     <1 <1  2 48192121 <1 <1 <1 <1 11 28 45 34 32 23 18 17 12 10 17 22
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  E  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
T Wind Spd    12 10  9 12 16 12  5  2  2  5 14 16 17 19 18 14 13 12  9  5  8 12
RFTI           0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       51      79      46      68      38      71      42      76
Temp          55 51 72 74 54 46 63 64 45 38 63 67 49 42 68 71
DewPt         41 44 44 41 37 31 33 30 29 27 26 24 30 30 33 27
Max/Min RH         76      27      56      25      64      18      64      17
RH            60 76 37 30 51 54 32 28 53 64 24 19 47 62 27 19
PWind Dir          SE       S       S       W      NW       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      40      60      10      10       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ008-202200-
Cedar RAWS-Hutchinson TX
35.68N 101.57W Elev. 3103 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 93          51          76          40          67
Temp          58 52 64 83 92 87 69 61 56 51 59 70 76 71 56 49 44 40 48 60 66 65
DewPt         25 26 28 28 25 25 27 33 35 36 42 42 41 42 42 40 39 36 37 38 38 39
Min/Max RH                    9          61          28          86          35
RH            28 37 25 13  9 10 21 35 45 56 54 37 28 35 59 70 82 86 64 44 36 38
Wind Dir      SW  W  W  W  W NW SE  E  S NW  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
Wind Spd      10  9  9  6  8  4  4  4  4  5  8 10 12 16 14  9  9 10  8  5  9 11
Clouds        CL FW CL CL CL FW FW FW SC SC B1 SC SC SC B1 B1 B2 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      2  8  4  5  5 13 13 19 27 47 55 36 26 41 67 62 70 67 49 59 30 33
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     6     6     5     5     4     4     4     4     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  6 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  4 70195126 <1 <1 <1 <1  7 26 45 34 30 24 24 17 12 10 18 28
T Wind Dir    SW SW  W  W  W  W SW  W  W NW  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE
T Wind Spd    11 10  9 13 17 13  5  1  3  5 14 14 17 19 17 14 13 12  9  5  8 12
RFTI           0  0  0  1  3  3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL CL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       51      78      48      66      39      71      44      75
Temp          55 51 71 74 55 48 62 62 45 39 63 67 50 44 67 71
DewPt         42 45 44 41 35 31 34 31 29 28 25 24 29 30 33 26
Max/Min RH         80      28      54      28      64      17      60      18
RH            62 80 38 30 48 53 35 31 53 64 23 19 45 59 28 19
PWind Dir          SE       S       S       W      NW       N      SE       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     <15
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      40      60      10      10       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          SC SC NM NM
Tstms               SC SC NM NM

$$

TXZ006-202200-
Dalhart-Hartley TX
36.03N 102.55W Elev. 3913 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 87          47          76          37          68
Temp          49 43 56 76 86 81 65 57 51 47 56 69 75 71 54 46 41 37 46 60 67 65
DewPt         20 24 27 24 21 22 24 27 30 32 39 38 36 38 40 38 38 36 37 38 36 36
Min/Max RH                    9          61          24          96          31
RH            32 46 32 14  9 11 21 31 43 55 55 32 24 31 59 72 89 95 71 45 32 34
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N  W  W  E  E NW  N  N NE NE  E NE NE NE NE  E SE  S  S
Wind Spd       9 10 10  8  6  4  5  5  4  5  8  9 13 18 14 11  8  9  8  8 12 16
Clouds        CL FW FW CL FW FW FW FW SC SC SC SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC B1 SC SC
Clouds(%)      3  6  7  5 15  8 23 20 28 47 43 33 26 62 67 57 67 68 50 53 27 34
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     6     6     5     5     4     4     4     4     4
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1 11 14 13 <1 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  3  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5121135143 <1 <1 <1 <1  6 24 35 32 20 15 15 11  8 13 30 35
T Wind Dir     W  W NW  W  W  W SW  W NW  N NE NE NE  E  E NE NE  E  E  S  S  S
T Wind Spd     9  8 10 12 11 12  5  5  6  8 12 13 16 18 14 11 11  8  5  5 11 16
RFTI           0  0  0  1  3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO EL CL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       44      76      39      63      32      71      37      73
Temp          50 44 68 71 48 39 57 59 39 32 61 66 45 37 64 68
DewPt         40 40 38 32 28 29 30 27 26 24 22 19 23 25 26 20
Max/Min RH         87      21      66      26      72      15      63      14
RH            68 87 33 24 45 66 35 29 59 72 22 17 42 63 23 16
PWind Dir           S       S      SW      NW       N      NW       S      SW
Wind Char         <15     15>     15>     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 SC SC B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW FW FW SC
PoP 12HR            5      30      40      30       5       0       0       0
Rain Shwrs          SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms               SC SC SC SC

$$

OKZ002-202200-
Guymon-Texas OK
36.69N 101.51W Elev. 3100 ft
307 AM CDT Mon Mar 20 2017

Date             Mon 03/20/17            Tue 03/21/17            Wed 03/22/17
UTC 3hrly     09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00
CDT 3hrly     04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19 22 01 04 07 10 13 16 19

Max/Min Temp                 88          48          66          35          63
Temp          50 46 59 78 87 82 66 58 52 48 53 62 66 62 49 42 38 35 43 56 62 60
DewPt         24 25 29 30 27 30 34 40 39 40 42 42 41 40 38 35 32 31 33 35 36 37
Min/Max RH                   11          77          39          89          36
RH            35 43 32 17 11 15 31 51 62 74 66 47 40 44 67 76 80 86 67 45 38 42
Wind Dir      NW NW NW  N NE  E  E  E NE  N  N NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  E SE SE SE
Wind Spd       8  8  9  6  5  4  8  6  4  6  9 11 13 13 12  8  8  9  8  9 10 13
Clouds        CL CL FW CL CL CL FW SC SC B1 B1 B1 SC B1 B2 B1 B2 B2 B1 B1 SC B1
Clouds(%)      4  5 12  3  3  4 11 27 47 53 59 54 41 60 81 68 70 73 56 66 42 56
PoP 12HR                      0           0           5          10          10
QPF 12HR                      0           0           0           0           0
LAL 6HR                 1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1     1
Haines 6HR              5     4     6     6     6     5     4     5     5     5
Mix Hgt       <1 <1 <1  3 13 11 <1 <1 <1 <1  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  2  3  3
Vent Rate     <1 <1  5  5 65 44 <1 <1 <1  3 20 30 30 24 23 26 22 14 11 12 30 35
T Wind Dir    NW NW NW NE  W  W  E  E  N  N NE  N NE NE  E  E NE NE  E SE SE SE
T Wind Spd    10 11 11  1  5  4  9  8  5  8 14 17 17 18 17 14 12 10  8  6 11 16
RFTI           0  0  0  0  2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0
RFTI Category NO NO NO NO EL EL NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO


Date          Thu 03/23/17 Fri 03/24/17 Sat 03/25/17 Sun 03/26/17
UTC 6hrly     06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00 06 12 18 00
CDT 6hrly     01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19 01 07 13 19

Min/Max Temp       45      77      42      64      34      69      38      73
Temp          49 45 69 72 50 42 59 60 41 34 60 65 45 38 64 68
DewPt         40 41 45 37 38 31 34 31 29 26 25 23 28 28 31 26
Max/Min RH         89      25      66      30      73      18      71      19
RH            71 86 42 28 62 64 38 33 63 73 26 20 51 69 29 20
PWind Dir          SE       S       S      NW      NW       N       S       S
Wind Char         <15     15>     <15     15>     15>     <15     <15     15>
Avg Clouds    SC SC B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 B1 SC FW FW FW FW SC SC SC
PoP 12HR            5      30      50      30      10       0       0       5
Rain Shwrs          SC SC SC SC SC SC
Tstms               SC SC SC SC

$$

Below is a weather element key for this product

Day 1 through 3...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
Min/Max RH or Max/Min RH(%).........Maximum/Minimum Humidity
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Dir(8 point compass)...........20ft Wind Direction
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20ft Wind Speed
Clouds(CAT).........................Cloud Cover Category
     Example: CL = Clear; FW = Few; SC = Scattered;
              B1 = Mostly Cloudy; B2 = Considerable Clouds; OV = Overcast
Clouds(%)...........................Cloud Cover as a Percentage
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
QPF 12HR(IN)........................Liquid Equivalent Precipitation Amount
Weather...
     Type...
       Rain...........Rain
       Rain Shwrs.....Rain Showers
       Tstms..........Thunderstorms
       Drizzle........Drizzle
       Snow...........Snow
       Snow Shwrs......Snow Showers
       Sleet..........Sleet
       Flurries.......Flurries
       Frzg Rain......Freezing Rain
       Frzg Drzl......Freezing Drizzle
     Coverage...
       IS.............Isolated
       SC.............Scattered
       NM.............Numerous
       O..............Occasional
       S..............Slight Chance
       C..............Chance
       L..............Likely
       WD.............Widespread
       D..............Definite
       AR.............Areas
       PA.............Patchy
LAL(CAT)............................Lightning Activity Level
Haines(CAT).........................Haines Index
Mix Hgt(Thousands of FT AGL)........Mixing Height
     Example: 6 = 6000 Feet; 12 = 12000 Feet; <1 = Less than 1000 Feet
Vent Rate(Thousands of KT-FT AGL)...Ventilation Rate
     Example: 12 = 12,000 Feet; 120 = 120,000 Feet; <1 = Less than than 100 Foot
T Wind Dir(8 Point Compass).........Transport Wind Direction
T Wind Spd(MPH).....................Transport Wind Speed
RFTI................................Red Flag Threat Index
     Category...
       HS............Historically Critical
       EX............Extremely Critical
       CH............Critical - High
       CL............Critical - Low
       EL............Elevated
       NO............None
Watch/Warning/Advisory...
     Example: W = Warning; Y = Advisory; A = Watch
     in effect for the indicated hour

Day 4 through 7...
Max/Min Temp or Min/Max Temp(F).....Maximum/Minimum Air Temperature
Temp(F).............................Air Temperature
DewPt(F)............................Dew Point Temperature
RH(%)...............................Relative Humidity
Wind Spd(MPH).......................20 FT. Wind Speed
     Example: <15 = Less Than 15 MPH; 15> = 15 MPH or Greater
Avg Clouds(CAT).....................Average Cloud Cover Category
PoP 12HR(%).........................Probability for Accumulating Precipitation
Weather...
     See Day 1 through 3 Weather Descriptions


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